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Saint Louis University
1:44 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

SLU Cuts Ribbon On New Law School

Developer Steve Smith, Mayor Francis Slay, and Father Lawrence Biondi cut the ribbon on the new SLU law school in downtown St. Louis on April 16, 2013.
(Rachel Lippmann/St. Louis Public Radio)

With dozens of alums and current students on hand, Saint Louis University’s new law school in downtown officially opened for business today.

Joe and Loretta Scott Hall - named for the couple who donated the office building where it's housed - is a stone's throw from the state and federal courthouses, as well as City Hall.

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Other News
4:43 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

SLU Chairman Of The Board Steps Down

Thomas Brouster
Credit Reliance Bancshares, Inc.

The Chairman of the Board of St. Louis University is resigning.

Tom Brouster gave notice to the board, citing the need to spend more time at his day job and with family.

Brouster says his decision was not motivated by the turmoil that has engulfed the university over the past 8 months, including a no-confidence vote against SLU President, Father Lawrence Biondi.

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Saint Louis University
3:14 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Interim SLU Law School Dean Resigns Amid Controversy

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Updated at 7:26 PM

The interim dean of Saint Louis University's School of Law, Thomas Keefe, has resigned.

Keefe's resignation comes amid speculation that he was being forced to resign over a history of lewd and inappropriate comments.

A trial lawyer from the Metro East, Keefe was tapped to serve as dean by University President, Father Lawrence Biondi, following the protest resignation of former dean Annette Clark.

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Saint Louis University
12:21 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

SLU law school dean resigns, expresses loss of confidence in top leadership

A screen capture from a Saint Louis University video showing the exterior of what will be the University's new location for its law school in downtown St. Louis.
(via Vimeo/ Saint Louis University)

Updated at 4:55 with comments from interim dean Thomas Keefe.

Updated at 4:20 with comments from current Student Bar Association president

Updated 3:58 p.m. with letter from Biondi to staff via Saint Louis University.

Updated at 2:40 p.m. with comments from former Student Bar Association vice president.

Will be updated.

Annette Clark, dean of the Saint Louis University School of Law, resigned this morning.

In two letters obtained by St. Louis Public Radio (which you can read below), Clark details her reasons for leaving. Clark says she "no longer [has] confidence" in the abilities of President Lawrence Biondi or Vice President of Academic Affairs Manoj Patankar to lead the University.

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Saint Louis University
12:18 pm
Tue January 24, 2012

Saint Louis University video: "new home" of law school in downtown St. Louis

A screen capture from a Saint Louis University video showing the exterior of what will be the University's new location for its law school in downtown St. Louis.
(via Vimeo/ Saint Louis University)

Saint Louis University has released a video tour of the "new home of the Saint Louis University School of Law" on the video sharing site Vimeo.

Here's the video:

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